Albirex Niigata (S) title hopes are virtually after they fall to a strike from Woodlands Wellington South Korean forward Moon Soon Ho.
With the 1-0 win, the Rams have taken a big step towards finishing in the top 6 playoff but for the Japanese side it has surely ended any hopes of a title charge as leaders Tampines Rovers not only hold a 4-point lead, they also have 2 games in hand.
Woodlands Wellington are now up to fifth and have a 3 point gap over the bottom 6 chasing teams.
In other games, Geylang International refused to give up the chase for a top 6 as they recorded a 1-0 win over Hougang United, despite having captain Jozef Kaplan sent off, to go up to seventh in the table.
Meanwhile Balestier Khalsa and Harimau Muda drew 1-1.
Yasir Hanapi scored the Eagles winner with Qiu Li and Asyraf Talib scoring in the Balestier-Harimau game.
Yazid Yasin (GK), Cho Sunghwan, Shahril Alias (C), Shariff Samat, Rosman Sulaiman, Theerawekin Seehawong (Fadhil Noh 85'), Atsushi Shimono, Oswind Suriya (Goh Swee Swee 85'), Ang Zhiwei, Chang Jo Yoon (Armanizam Dolah 93'), Moon Soonho
Fadhil Salim (GK), Syaqir Sulaiman, Lau Meng Meng (C), Thomas Beattie, Azhar Sairudin (Sobrie Mazelan 81'), Jerome Baker, Faizal Amir (Fazly Hasan 66'), Basit Hamid (Liam Shotton 46'), Nurhilmi Jasni, Mamadou Diallo, Igor Cerina
Takuma Ito (GK), Khairulnizam Jumahat, Khayrulhayat Jumat, Delwinder Singh (Shotaro Ihata 46'), Norihiro Kawakami, Jalal, Yasir Hanapi, Jozef Kaplan (C), Taufiq Ghani (Ashrul Syafeeq 86'), Basil Teo, Wahyudi Abd Wahid
Zaiful Nizam (GK), Yusiskandar Yusop, Obadin Aikhena, Jaslee Hatta, Syed Thaha, Tengku Mushadad, Kim Min-ho (Hamqaamal Shah 86'), Park Kang-jin, Vitor Borges (Zulkiffli Hassim 75'), Qiu Li (Patrick Paran 83'), Paul Cunningham (C)
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